DescriptionColdwell Banker offer this superb detached home situated in the exclusive Ard na Greine estate in the village of Shanbally and located within easy walking distance of the local school, shop, sports clubs etc. This fine family home extends to circa 370 square meters and was built to an exceptionally high standard with no expense spared. The quality of this home is apparent from the moment you arrive. The property is entered by electric gates to a beautiful paved driveway with lovely landscaping detail. The house has a tudor themed facade with beautiful brick finish and a natural slate roof. One enters via an entrance porch with exposed solid oak timbers to solid teak entrance doors with wrought ironmongery. The hallway is spacious and features a custom made chess themed staircase with beautifully hand carved wood detailing. Off the hallway, there are two beautifully appointed reception rooms with feature fireplaces and double doors to the hallway. To the rear of the hallway there are wall to wall folding glass doors to facilitate entertaining on a grand scale if required. The rear of the house is exceptionally well designed and offers a family friendly open plan layout with bright light filled areas with a seamless flow between the kitchen, dining area and large sunroom. Off the hallway there is a hallway with Guest WC off and leading to a cosy family room. From here there is access to the utility, store room and games room. Upstairs there are 5 spacious bedrooms, a study and bathroom off a spacious gallery landing featuring a vaulted roof light. The master ensuite bedroom extends to over 40 square meters and features a beautiful antique fireplace. Outside the rear garden is a joy with a very attractive sandstone paved area, beautiful landscapeing featuring exotic trees and shrubs and where even the dog house has a brick facade. This is a truly special family home that was beautifully conceived and constructed by its current owners, the Agents cannot recommend this home highly enough. Viewing for intending purchasers is essential.
RoomsEntrance Hallway - 7.8m x 3.1m
Solid oak floor with beautiful mixed wood parquet floor inlay and featuring a superb hand carved chess themed staircase. There are double doors from here to the 2 reception rooms and a folding glass doors to the rear dining room. There is also access to a rear hallway and a door to the kitchen.
Living Room - 6.0m x 4.5m
Light filled room featuring an impressive brick inglenook fireplace with solid oak mantle. Large "Jotul" ceramic coated cast iron stove. Corniced ceiling and attractive ceing rose. Solid oak floor.
Lounge - 6.8m x 4.6m
Attractive faux stone fireplace with brick insert and castiron log basket. Corniced ceiling with 2 ceiling roses. Solid oak floors.
Kitchen - 5.9m x 4.7m
Solid wood handpainted kitchen with solid wood counter top and ceramic sink. Range cooker with gas hob, 2 fridges, integrated dishwasher included. Cornice ceiling with 2 ceiling roses. Double doors to rear patio.
Dining/ sunroom - 8.0m x 4.6m
Beautiful brick wall with solid oak floor. Vaulted ceiling with exposed wood beams. Solid oak floors. "Jotul" Ceramic cast iron stove set on Liscannor slate. Double doors to rear patio.
Family Room - 3.7m x 3.6m
Solid oak floor with double doors to rear garden.
Guest WC - 2.0m x 0.9m
2 piece suite.
Utility Room - 4.2m x 1.8m
Solid wood built in kitchen units. Plumbed for washing machine and dryer. Door to rear garden.
Store/ Boiler Room - 3.1m x 3.0m
Tiled floor. Door to side.
Games Room/ Garage - 5.9m x 4.2m
Solid walnut wood floor. Double teak garage doors with glass panels. Access to basement storage area.
Master bedroom - 11.0m x 4.6m
Exceptionally large room with dual aspect. Antique polished slate and marble firepleace. Built in wardrobe. Solid oak floors.
Ensuite - 3.2m x 1.2m
3 piece suite. Solid oak floor. Velux window.
Bedroom 2 - 6.7m x 3.5m
Built in wardrobe. Bay window. Solid oak floor.
Bedroom 3 - 4.3m x 3.6m
Built in wardrobe. Solid oak floor.
Bedroom 4 - 3.8m x 3.6m
Built in wardrobe. Solid oak floor.
Bedroom 5 - 3.9m x 3.6m
Built in wardrobes. Solid oak floor.
Study - 5.0m x 2.2m
Lovely space featuring window to gallery and large window to front. Solid oak floor.
Bathroom - 5.0m x 2.6m
4 piece suite with marble top double sink vanity unit. Freestanding bath and large enclosed shower.Solid Oak floor.
The site extends to 0.25 acres and benefits from a high standard of landscaping. The front has a large paved parking area with low maintenace gravel raised beds and copper beech hedging with exotic trees planted on the border. The rear garden is beautifully finished with a large sandstone paved patio. a large lawn is enclosed with railway sleeper raised border with a preponderance of carefully chosen exotic tress shrubs and flowers planted. There is a glass house in the rear with enclosed work area. in another corner there is a timber pagoda. off the patio there is a dual access fuel store/ doghouse.
FeaturesExceptionally finished house and gardens.
PVC double glazed windows throughout.
Intruder alarm installed.
Electric gates and access control.
Gas fired central heating with zoned controls.
Attic floored for additional storage with folding stairs access.
Access to basement for more storage.
Floorcoverings, curtains, and blinds included.
Fixtures, fittings and light fixtures included.
Proposed M28 motorway will significantly improve access to Cork city and beyond.